Marketing Associate


GDS Wealth Management invites you to join our dynamic team as a Marketing Associate as we continue to expand and empower clients in their pursuit of financial success. As a rapidly growing wealth management firm, we are passionate about guiding individuals toward their desired financial outcomes. By becoming a part of our young, motivated, and target-driven team, you will have a unique opportunity to shape the future prosperity of our thriving organization.

Join the esteemed team of professionals in the wealth management industry, renowned for their exceptional expertise and dedication. Glen Smith, our esteemed founder and CEO/CIO, has been consistently honored as one of Forbes' Best-in-State Wealth Advisors for six consecutive years (2019-2024). This prestigious recognition highlights our commitment to excellence in delivering sophisticated financial planning solutions and unparalleled client service. At GDS Wealth Management, we strive to provide our clients with a sense of security and assurance as they pursue their financial goals.

Our mission at GDS Wealth Management is to offer our clients peace of mind surrounding their financial goals with sophisticated financial planning and a high level of customer service.

Job Summary:

The Marketing Associate is a reliable, client-focused professional with exceptional communication, time management, and analytical skills. This role involves driving several key digital marketing initiatives, including managing our social media strategy, optimizing our search engine visibility (SEO), overseeing website management, and supporting creative tasks and events as needed.

Responsibilities & Activities:

  • Create, schedule, and monitor social media content, interactions, and engagement, including generating new content ideas like videos.
  • Develop, implement, and manage social media strategies to boost brand awareness, engagement, and traffic.
  • Ensure the website is regularly updated with optimized content for user experience and organic search rankings.
  • Execute SEO strategies, conduct keyword research, and monitor performance using tools like Google Analytics.
  • Analyze digital marketing campaigns, identify trends and insights, and optimize copy and messaging for better engagement and conversion rates.
  • Assist in planning and executing seminars, client appreciation events, and employee functions.
  • Ensure all marketing materials comply with firm and industry regulations.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Dress in business-professional attire.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a related field is strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience in digital marketing, particularly in managing social media and SEO.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in crafting clear, concise, and persuasive copy.
  • Detail-oriented, exhibiting excellent organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Canva, and Mailchimp.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics, SEO tools, and social media management tools.
  • Full-time, on-site presence is mandatory.

What We Offer:

  • Salary and bonuses that are commensurate with experience and range from $60,000-$150,000.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where your ideas and expertise are valued.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development through ongoing training and education.
  • Fast-paced and motivational culture focused on improving our clients’ lives.
  • Benefits package, including health insurance, matching 401k contributions, and more.

GDS Wealth Management Guiding Behaviors

At GDS Wealth Management, our associates use five guiding behaviors (Develop, Collaborate,Decide, Deliver, Improve) to deliver on the firm's core values of client-first,integrity, independence, and a conservative, long-term view.

We expect our associates at all levels to:

  • Grow professionally and inspire others to do the same.
  • Work with and through others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Make prompt, pragmatic choices and act with the client in mind.
  • Take ownership and hold themselves and others accountable for delivering results that matter.
  • Contribute to the continuous evolution of the firm.

For more information about our company, please visit our website

The marketing associate plays a pivotal role in developing and executing creative marketing campaigns that resonate with our prospects and clients.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and letter of interest to Given the high demand for this position, we’re only able to contact the most qualified candidates.

Investment advice offered through GDS Wealth Management, a registered investment adviser. The Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors 2024 ranking, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on in-person and telephone due diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm that includes: a review of best practices, client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations; and quantitative criteria, including: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. This ranking is based upon the period from 6/30/2022 to 6/30/2023 and was released on 4/3/2024. Investment performance is not a criterion because audited records rarely exist and clients have varying risk levels. Rankings are based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC and not indicative of future performance or representative of any one client’s experience. Research Summary (as of April 2024): 44,990 Advisor nominations were received based on high thresholds. 23,876 Advisors were invited to complete the online survey. SHOOK has conducted over 20,412 telephone interviews with advisors. 4,926 Advisors were interviewed in-person at the Advisors' location and 1,507 interview were web-based. Final list of the top 250 advisors was then compiled based an algorithm that considers both quantitative and qualitative criteria. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please see more info.

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